Columbus Catholic boys basketball clinches Cloverbelt East title with 35-point win at Greenwood
Dons claim fourth conference title in seven years
By Paul Lecker
GREENWOOD — The Marshfield Columbus Catholic boys basketball team clinched its first outright Cloverbelt Conference East Division championship since the 2009-10 season with a 68-33 rout of Greenwood on Tuesday night at Greenwood High School.
Tyler Fuerlinger scored 18 points, Evan Nikolai added 13, and Matthias Gouin had 11 for the Dons, who are now 17-2 overall and remain perfect at 14-0 in the Cloverbelt East.
With two games remaining in the conference schedule — Friday versus Owen-Withee and Monday versus Spencer — Columbus holds a three-game lead in the loss column in the standings.
The title is the Dons’ fourth Cloverbelt East championship since 2010, which includes 2010-11 when they shared first place with Colby and 2013-14 when they tied Owen-Withee.
Zach Zimbauer topped Greenwood (2-17, 2-12 Cloverbelt East) with 12 points.
Both Friday’s and Monday’s games at Columbus Catholic High School will be broadcast on WOSQ-FM 92.3 and wdlbwosq.com.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Dons 68, Indians 33
COLUMBUS CATHOLIC (68): Evan Dieringer 2, Bryce Fuerlinger 2, Billy Young 8, Matthias Gouin 11, Peyton Nystrom 0, Nick Malovrh 5, Evan Nikolai 13, Hunter Schultz 9, Matthias Olson 0, Noah Hansen 0, Tyler Fuerlinger 18, Brett Loveland 0, Charles Payant 0. Record: 17-2, 14-0 Cloverbelt East.
GREENWOOD (33): Devin Toburen 10, Marcus Marvin 0, Decker Lindner 2, Trevor Serocki 0, Sam Revier 9, Zach Zimbauer 12. Record: 2-17, 2-12 Cloverbelt East.